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Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 10-09-2013 at 01:59 AM
Yooper, in his style profile column, Jamil Zainasheff suggests toasting the oats in the oven
for a while to let them give off some nut and cookie character. What do you think ? Did you
tried it ? I t...
Posted in thread: Head retention problem on 10-09-2013 at 01:48 AM
After one month in the keg, head retention and lacing have improved to an acceptable range,
especially on Yooper's Stout. You can tell there is some inappropriate alcohol flavour in the
Posted in thread: Head retention problem on 09-16-2013 at 02:36 AM
Speaking of alcohol taste and warm fermentations :My suggestion for “headless homebrewers” is
that there is one likely culprit for most headless homebrew — bad fermentations.I think that
Posted in thread: Head retention problem on 09-16-2013 at 02:27 AM
The flaked barley in the oatmeal stout is there for head retention. I assume you used that?Yes,
I used the recipe as you posted it. Thank you very much by the way (for the recipe and also for
Posted in thread: Head retention problem on 09-15-2013 at 05:58 PM
I doubt my mash temps are in cause : I check the accuracy of my thermometer the morning of each
brew day with boiling water and adjust accordingly. Plus, my FGs are spot on at 1012 for the
Nut Brown a...
Posted in thread: Head retention problem on 09-14-2013 at 01:29 PM
Hey there,I know this has been talked over and over, but I think I need a more personal
input.I've been trying Yooper's Oatmeal Stout and Lil Sparky's Nut Brown recently. While the
beers tastes great,...
Posted in thread: AG - Water Into Barleywine on 09-07-2013 at 02:25 AM
FWIW, over here it is common practice to boil maple syrup to 238F when it is used for cooking :
it is said to reach it's full maple flavor at this point. That is what I done with mine before
Posted in thread: Regulator calibration on 08-29-2013 at 01:36 AM
Indeed, there is a leak or there is not. I once lost a whole cylinder to a leak, so I carefully
checked my whole system a second time to be sure it was ok. Since I don't know a way to be
Posted in thread: Regulator calibration on 08-27-2013 at 02:59 AM
Hey guys,First time poster, long time reader from Quebec, Canada. You guys greatly helped me
over the years to brew some pretty decent beer and to really get hooked on the hobby. I rarely
seen a commu...